Meetings

Planning Board: Oct 2, 7:00pm
CAC: Oct 6, 7:00pm
Town Board: Oct 16, 7:00pm
CAC: Nov 3, 7:00pm
Planning Board: Nov 6, 7:00pm

Public Notices

Planning Board: Please take notice that the Town of Ancram Planning Board will hold a public hearing on October 2nd, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Ancram Town Hall, 1416 County Route 7. Under consideration is the application for a lot line adjustment of parcels ID# 220.-1-26.11, 219.-1-14 and 220.-1-42 located at Pooles Hill Road and State Route 82 in Ancramdale, NY 12503, owned by Sally Brody and Melvin Herzberg Trustee. All persons wishing to comment on the application will have an opportunity to do so.

Accepting Applications: The Town of Ancram is accepting applications for the position of Motor Equipment Operator. Applications are available at the office of the Highway Superintendent, 32 Maple Lane Ancramdale NY 12503, 7:00am to 3:00pm.

Town Board: On June 19, 2014, the Ancram Town Board adopted an amendment to the Town Zoning Ordinance to protect the scenic character of ridgelines and steep slopes. The amendment establishes standards…  read more

Town Board: The Ancram Town Board will be making appointments to the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, and Board of Assessment Review at the annual Town Board organizational meeting to be…  read more

Financial Advisory Council: The Ancram Financial Advisory Council (FAC) was established by the Ancram Town Board in 2010 to provide financial analytic support for the Town Board and Town Supervisor, and to provide…  read more

Town Board: The Town Board of the Town of Ancram does hereby give notice that the Regular Town Board meetings will now be held on the Third Thursday of every month. Any changes will be published prior to the meeting.

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Presentation of the Ancram Natural Resources Conservation Plan on Saturday, September 20, 2014, 5-6.30 pm with a fascinating multi-media slide show. Gretchen Stevens of Hudsonia and Dr. Kim Tripp will present Ancram's groundbreaking Natural Resources Conservation Plan with amazing large-scale GIS maps and an illustrated slide lecture. Come enjoy free wine, beer, and snacks and learn about how you can appreciate and conserve our regional natural environment. Ancram , Town Hall, 1416 CR 7, Ancram, NY. view flyer

Click here for the a background memorandum and the proposed Consolidated Zoning Law which will be subject to a public hearing on September 18, 2014 at 6 pm at Town Hall.
Background memorandum
Consolidated Zoning Law
Consolidated Zoning Law with modifications highlighted

Adopted Ridgeline and Steep Slope Regs: Click here for material related to the ridgeline and steep slope protection ordinance that was adopted on June 19, 2014.

Click here for 2015 Tentative Budget.

Click here for "Protecting Ancram's Scenic Views", the Town's latest publication, which outlines the common sense guidelines developed by the Zoning Revisions Committee for new construction in Ancram to protect our scenic rural character - especially our ridgelines, steep slopes, and distant views.

Click here for the proposed Unsafe Building Law.

Click here for the 414 Library Tax Disclosure Law.

Click here for the current Ancram Zoning Map.

Click here for town manuals, policies and procedures.

Click here for Heritage Resources Plan.

Click here for for Adopted Zoning Amendments.

Click here for Ancram Budgets.

Click here for Everything You Wanted to Know About Building Permits.

Click here for background materials for Town Board meetings.

Click here for Town Laws.

Click here for the current Property Tax Assessment Roll & Tax Payment Status.

Click here for the Comprehensive Planning Documents & Maps.

Click here for the Town Newsletters.

Click here for the Ancram Directory.

Click here for the Taconic and Pine Plains Central School Districts.



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History

The name was derived from the Livingston homestead in Anchoram, Scotland. Robert Livingston, first Lord of the Manor was the son of a Scotch clergyman, born in Anchoram, Scotland in 1654. read more →

Town Hall

Construction began on new Ancram Town Hall in 2002, on land donated to the town by Doris and Hal Faber. read more →

Comprehensive Plan

A Comprehensive Plan is the road map that guides a town's decisions related to future growth and development. It is also a process that lets the current residents of Ancram define what they want the future of Ancram to look like, and how they want the Town to develop. read more →